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World Chicken Festival: London, KY

World Chicken Festival: London, KY

Colonel HarlandSanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken, is one of the most highlyrecognized figures in the world. Laurel County, Kentucky, located inthe heart of the beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest, is proud to bethe home of the Colonel’s first and original restaurant established inthe 1940’s. Lee Cummings, co-founder of Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken,also began his career in 1952 with his uncle, Colonel Sanders, inLaurel County.The Sixteenth Annual World Chicken Festival is a tribute to thisheritage. We invite you to the 2005 international celebration setSeptember 22-25 in beautiful downtown London. Filled with”egg-citement”, more than 250,000 people attend the four-day event eachyear.

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